Support Workers – Mid and East Antrim

Location UK / Ballymoney Area

Job Type

Salary See description

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1360429

 Job Description

Support Workers- Mid and East Antrim Domiciliary Care Service, Salary: £8.20/£8.35 per hour, £16,630/£16,945 per annum pro rata – Unqualified Rate, £8.50/£8.65 per hour, £17,328/£17,553 per annum pro rata – Qualified Rate

Everything we do here at Praxis Care centres around making a difference to the lives of people living with learning disabilities, mental ill health, acquired brain injury or dementia and to do this, we have a team of exceptional care and support workers. We are the largest care providing charity in Northern Ireland and also have large operations across Republic of Ireland, England and Isle of Man, employing over 1450 staff.

Are you passionate about supporting those most vulnerable in our society? We currently have the following vacancies within Mental Health Services:


SUPPORT WORKERS – Antrim, Ballyclare & Larne

Full Time and Part Time contracts

 £8.20/£8.35 per hour, £16,630/£16,945 per annum pro rata – Unqualified Rate

£8.50/£8.65 per hour, £17,328/£17,553 per annum pro rata – Qualified Rate


Relief Contracts Available – Support Worker

£8.20 per hour (Unqualified Rate)

£8.50 per hour (Qualified Rate)


Note: * Where the role requires sleep-ins, a minimum additional payment of £45.00 per night applies.

Mid and East Antrim Domiciliary Care Services provide support for Adults with Mental Ill Health and Learning Difficulties. Every day will be different and you will support service users in group activities such as bowling and socialising and one to one support such as the cinema, shopping or exploring culture. This role can be deeply rewarding, satisfying and challenging.

If you are enthusiastic, motivated, resilient, flexible, and compassionate, with a passion for supporting people and ensuring that our service users enjoy the highest quality of life then we want to hear from you.

In return, we offer comprehensive company induction, competitive rates of pay, a group personal pension scheme, occupational sick pay and the opportunity for overtime. This is coupled with an excellent training programme, which provides the opportunity to complete recognised QCF Levels 3 and 5 Health & Social Care qualifications, an Assessed Year in Employment (where applicable) and to develop your career with Praxis.


Application packs, including a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria are available on our website or by telephoning 028 9081 8411 or via email.


All applications must be received by 25th September 2018 at 12pm with successful applicants being interviewed shortly after.

A waiting list may be created to fill similar vacancies in this jurisdiction which may arise within 9 months of the interview date.

Praxis Care is an Equal Opportunities Employer